Budget airline airberlin has announced its Summer 2012 schedule with added frequencies from their new base at Brandenberg Airport (BER) and new long-haul destinations. The new routes are to New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Windhoek and Abu Dhabi.
Direct service from Berlin to Abu Dhabi began in January 2012, but will increase to a daily flight with the summer schedule. A daily flight from Dusseldorf to Abu Dhabi will also begin March 25, 2012. Service to the three new destinations in the USA begin in May. Once-weekly flights from Berlin to Windhoek also start in May 2012.
airberlin is planning up to 750 weekly departures for the upcoming summer schdule. airberlin offers its passengers a total of nearly 70 direct flights and over 10,500 indirect flights from Berlin. By offering this range of connections, airberlin is confirming its intention to develop the new BER airport into an international hub with up to 40 aircraft will be in operation at this airport.